Tag Archives: Nutrition

What Can Breakfast Do?

Last time out I highlighted the research challenging some of the commonly held myths regarding the ‘need’ to eat breakfast. To summarise, the evidence does not suggest: Eating breakfast helps weight loss Eating breakfast speeds up metabolism Skipping breakfast causes … Continue reading

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Breakfast is not Paul Daniels…

I love breakfast. Granted, not quite as much as dinner, but it’s in my top two meals of the day. So with that in mind, let’s celebrate National Breakfast Week! Breakfast is not magic… As much as I do love … Continue reading

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A Diet Does Not Have To Be Sustainable

With Christmas now done and dusted, it’s almost time for those inevitable New Year’s weight loss resolutions. Normally the turn of the year will bring with it a host of celebrity endorsed fad diets, but I sense that the waters … Continue reading

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Choc-Nut ‘Ultimate’ Porridge

On a cold, frosty morning like today there are few better ways to start the day than with a bowl of steaming hot porridge. Now the moniker ‘power porridge’ has been branded about a little too often for my liking, … Continue reading

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Research Review – What Are You Missing?

Research Review is my monthly round up of the very latest sport and exercise science research. The premise is a simple one – I scour the journals for new manuscripts, pick the most eminent and then summarise them in plain … Continue reading

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F is for… False Economy

George Osbourne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, will present the 2012 Budget at midday tomorrow (Wednesday), outlining the Government’s plan for the economy for the year ahead. Amidst a tough economic environment the world over, the onus of the coalition government … Continue reading

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